Clear, thoughtfully written manual tells how to appraise worthiness of an older home, develop plans for remodeling the kitchen, adding a bath, replacing floors, roof, windows, doors, interior walls, kitchen cabinets, and much more. Full glossary of housing terms and 157 illustrations clarify an extremely detailed text.Older homes often have relatively steep roofs, making repair work difficult and dangerous. ... Rafters are restrained from sagging by the ceiling joists that are placed in tension and consequently must be securely fastened to the raftersanbsp;...
|Title||:||Selecting and Renovating an Old House|
|Author||:||U.S. Dept. of Agriculture|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-09-14|